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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Effectively treating a separated shoulder can get you back to your active life

A few weeks ago, I was snowboarding and dislodged my collarbone. I was told I have anywhere from a grade 3 to grade 5 separation. I’ve had my arm in a sling for three weeks, as was recommended, but it’s still painful. Does this type of injury ever heal on its own, or will I […]

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Timing of steroid shots before rotator cuff surgery affects infection risk

For patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, previous steroid injections into the shoulder don’t increase the risk of surgical-site infection—unless the injection is administered within one month before surgery, reports a study in the April 17, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Source: Medical Xpress Read more

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High-intensity interval training increases injuries, study finds

People who engage in high-intensity interval training are at greater risk for injury, especially in the knees and shoulders, a Rutgers study found. Source: Medical Xpress Read more

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Causes of Shoulder Pain and Treatment Options

The shoulder is the most flexible joint in your body, and given the number of everyday activities it’s involved in—from brushing your hair to reaching up into the cupboard—it’s easy to see why shoulder pain is something you’d want to get to the bottom of right away. Source: Very Well Health Read more

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Frozen shoulder: What you need to know

Frozen shoulder is a common condition in which the shoulder stiffens, reducing its mobility. Source: Medical News Today Read more

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